Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Pepeekeo is ready to explore

The island views, waterfalls and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Pepeekeo. This relaxing and scenic city entices travelers with its wildlife and gardens. Akaka Falls and Pacific Tsunami Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Pepeekeo

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Pepeekeo has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Onomea Tea Company Estate (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Naniloa Country Club (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pepeekeo

Travelers enjoy Pepeekeo for its island views and riverfront. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pepeekeo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Akaka Falls (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Hakalau Beach Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • World Botanical Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Umauma Falls (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Honoli'i Beach Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Pepeekeo

The nearest airport is in Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Pepeekeo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Pepeekeo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mauna Kea: 51 vacation rentals
  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden: 413 vacation rentals
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course: 660 vacation rentals
  • Richardson's Ocean Park: 525 vacation rentals
  • Honoli'i Beach Park: 521 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pepeekeo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pepeekeo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 132 Houses in Pepeekeo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pepeekeo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 14 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pepeekeo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 49 vacation rentals with pool available in Pepeekeo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.